News incl. lifesciences, animal, wildlife & nature articles

from or mentioning Manchester, England

The articles listed below include news from, about or mentioning the city of Manchester in the north of England.

Research confirms that good moods are contagious. Depression isn't.

Are states of mind, or 'moods', socially contagious? Expressed another way, might happy friends cheer us up and dissatisfied friends reduce our own feelings about our life and situation? What about...

How the elderly can reduce risk of falls this winter

How to help elderly people to feel more confident at home by reducing the risk of and concern associated with falls, either in the home or outside such as on ice or challenging surfaces.

02 Mar '15 | Senior Citizens | England

New approach to treat ovarian cancer

Laboratory studies of ovarian tumour tissue indicate that reducing HS6STs leads to a reduction in tumour growth. This cancer research study may eventually lead to new and more effective treatments ...

Cognitive therapy found safe to treat schizophrenia

Research indicates that cognitive therapy significantly reduced psychiatric symptoms in patients not taking antipsychotic drugs. If verified by future trials this could lead to patients been given...

06 Feb '14 | Schizophrenia | Manchester

Cervical cancer screening for all women in Uganda

Cervical cancer is a major cause of death from cancer among women in Uganda with over 2,400 women dying from the disease, and over 3,500 diagnosed with it, each year. Cervical cancer screening is t...

06 Aug '13 | Cervical Cancer | Uganda

New images of how white blood cells attack infections

New images show how immune cells in the human body, whose pupose is to fight infections and cancer, change the arrangements of molecules on their surface (surface molecules) when activated by a typ...

24 Jul '13 | Immune Function | Manchester

Importance of social and emotional learning in primary schools

How important is social and emotional learning in UK primary schools ? Prof Neil Humphrey of Manchester University, England, has researched evidence from around the world and published a comprehens...

30 May '13 | Education

Orbital prefrontal cortex size linked to number of friends

A recent study indicates that the orbital prefrontal cortex region of the brain is bigger in people who have a larger number of friendships. The study also suggests that we need to employ a set of ...

02 Feb '12

Yoga for chronic back pain

Yoga can provide more effective treatment for chronic lower back pain than more conventional methods, according to the UK's largest ever study into the benefits of yoga. The research focused on peo...

01 Nov '11 | Back Pain | Manchester, UK

New drug targets for inherited breast and ovarian cancers

A protein that is found in bacteria that could reveal new drug targets for inherited breast and ovarian cancers as well as other cancers linked to DNA repair faults according to UK scientists.The r...

08 Sep '11

Role of E-cadherin in embryonic stem cells

The protein molecule E-cadherin that 'glues' cells together and so plays an important role in the development of cancers is also responsible for many other important functions of cells, according t...

15 Jul '11

Archangel Chamuel is associated with World Peace (among other interests). Rest easy, for it is fear that attracts that which you fear.

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